United Kingdom  

North Korea declares emergency over first reported COVID-19 case

Video Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO - Duration: 02:23s - Published
North Korea declares emergency over first reported COVID-19 case

North Korea declares emergency over first reported COVID-19 case

Leader Kim Jong Un holds an emergency meeting as the country's first suspected coronavirus infection is reported.


You Might Like


💡 One News Page Knowledge: Other News Mentions

North Korea North Korea Country in East Asia

Activity flurry suggests N. Korea sub missile test [Video]

Activity flurry suggests N. Korea sub missile test

Analysts and security officials say they are watching for signs that North Korea may use an upcoming holiday to unveil new weapons or test fire a submarine-launched ballistic missile, after a flurry of activity was detected at a naval base. Emer McCarthy reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 01:23Published
Kim Jong-Un Visits ‘Socialist Fairyland’ Village [Video]

Kim Jong-Un Visits ‘Socialist Fairyland’ Village

Kim Jong-un has praised North Korea’s military for rebuilding a typhoon-hit village “as a socialist fairyland”. The Supreme Leader was visiting an area in the south of the country, which has recently been struck by three typhoons. After vanishing from public view and ongoing speculation about his health, Kim has made a series of appearances while leading the recovery efforts. The communist country mobilised 12,000 workers from the capital Pyongyang to help the damaged regions. Report by Avagninag. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

Credit: ODN    Duration: 01:38Published
Trump Just Can't Keep A Secret, And That's A Big Problem [Video]

Trump Just Can't Keep A Secret, And That's A Big Problem

Boasting of his 'great intel,' US President Donald J. Trump told Russian officials in 2017 about an ISIS plot so classified that he risked exposing the source. In the same year, Trump revealed to the Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte that the US had positioned submarines near North Korea. That information had previously been so closely held that even some inside the White House were caught by surprise.

Credit: Wochit News    Duration: 00:43Published
Kim Jong Un inspects flood-hit area [Video]

Kim Jong Un inspects flood-hit area

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected reconstruction work in a flood-hit area of the country, state media reported on Saturday. North Korea has recently been battered by some of the wettest monsoon rains the country has ever seen. Adam Reed reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 00:51Published
North Korea Mobilises Thousands After Typhoon Damage [Video]

North Korea Mobilises Thousands After Typhoon Damage

North Korea has mobilised thousands of workers from its capital Pyongyang to help the nation’s countryside regions recently struck by a powerful typhoon. After surveying the damage, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un wrote an open letter to members of the ruling Workers’ Party of Korea in Pyongyang, urging them to volunteer in the recovery effort. About 12,000 people answered his call, attending a ceremony outside the Kumsusan Palace in the capital, where the bodies of past leaders Kim Il Sung and Kimg Jong Il are kept. The communist country is reeling from three typhoons and a storm in just a month, on top of a self-imposed international lockdown against Covid-19. Report by Avagninag. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

Credit: ODN    Duration: 01:11Published

Kim Jong-un Kim Jong-un Current supreme leader of North Korea

Kim Jong-Un Surveys Damage in Typhoon-Hit Area [Video]

Kim Jong-Un Surveys Damage in Typhoon-Hit Area

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has visited areas struck by a typhoon and called for 12,000 workers from the capital Pyongyang to join in the recovery efforts. North Korean state-run TV showed footage of Kim and other officials surveying the damage in a rural and coastal area in South Hamgyong province. According to the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), Kim said that "the conditions of the overall coastline of our country are poor and sea dikes were not properly built.” State media did not report any injuries or deaths, but the country’s main newspaper said that local officials will be “gravely punished” for failing to evacuate residents. Report by Avagninag. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

Credit: ODN    Duration: 01:37Published
Kim Jong Un’s Sister May Hold Key North Korean Post, South Korean Officials Say [Video]

Kim Jong Un’s Sister May Hold Key North Korean Post, South Korean Officials Say

Kim Yo Jong appears to be effectively in charge of the Organisation and Guidance Department of North Korea's ruling Workers' Party.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO    Duration: 01:05Published

Related news from verified sources

Coronavirus: North Korea announces state of emergency and lockdown in border town after first suspected case

'The country lacks test kits and has virtually no facilities to treat virus patients,' say experts
Independent - Published


Tweets about this


Related videos from verified sources

Covid-19: North Korea issues shoot-to-kill orders to prevent virus spread: US | Oneindia News [Video]

Covid-19: North Korea issues shoot-to-kill orders to prevent virus spread: US | Oneindia News

As the entire world battles the Coronavirus Pandemic, North Korea claims to have not reported even a single case of Coronavirus. But now it has emerged that North Korean authorities have issued..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 01:07Published
North Korean Reports First Possible Covid-19 Case [Video]

North Korean Reports First Possible Covid-19 Case

The first publicly reported suspected case of Covid-19 within North Korea's borders has been reported. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called an emergency meeting Saturday after the infection was..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:37Published
Daily Covid-19 cases cross 50,000 for the first time, Maharashtra reports highest [Video]

Daily Covid-19 cases cross 50,000 for the first time, Maharashtra reports highest

Hindustan Times’ National Political Editor, Sunetra Choudhury brings you the top stories you need to know. Sunetra talks about the number of covid-19 cases in India so far, 18 newborns in capital..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 04:37Published